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Art collection depicting Old Testament scenes donated to Harding’s College of Bible and Ministry

Jan. 5, 2021 | Bible | A collection of 40 paintings depicting scenes from the Old Testament is now on display on the second floor of the McInteer Bible and World Missions Center. Designed and created by Danny Helms, the paintings were originally housed in the 1984 Gallery in Texarkana, Arkansas, until shortly after Helms’ death when it was decided they should be donated to
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Harding University recognizes graduates during Fall commencement ceremony

Dec. 15, 2021 | Commencement | Harding University will honor more than 400 candidates for graduation during its fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 in the Benson Auditorium. The ceremony will be livestreamed at streaming.harding.edu.  Members of this semester’s graduating class represent five countries — Bosnia & Herzegovina, China, Honduras, Nigeria and the United Kingdom — as well as 33 states. Degrees will
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College of Education Receives Grant from Forward Arkansas

Dec. 2, 2021 | Cannon-Clary College of Education |  The Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education has received a $100,000 grant from Forward Arkansas, an organization dedicated to equitably transform learning for everystudent. Harding will participate alongside other higher education institutions to equip educators for challenges faced in the classroom.  “We see the Forward Arkansas Design Collaborative as a support system to transform us from
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Student to jump rope in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, fulfilling decade-long dream

Sophomore math and Bible double-major Jacob Weatherford’s jump-rope career has taken him all around the globe, leading to an opportunity to jump in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year.  Jacob started jumping in the second grade because his friend did not want to join the school jump-roping club alone.  “I was like, ‘Yeah, sure, I’ll do it. Why not?’ and then my friend ended
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Harding University illuminates campus during annual lighting ceremony

Nov. 22, 2021 | Harding Lights | President David Burks will lead the crowd in the countdown to illuminate thousands of lights that will grace the front lawn through New Year’s. Preparations have been underway since October when the University’s physical resources department began hanging lights and Christmas wreaths across campus. All Arkansans are encouraged to add the campus to their lists of light displays
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Harding University hosts Tim Tebow and Arthur Brooks for Spring lecture series

Nov. 18, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will host NCAA champion and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and Harvard professor, bestselling author and The Atlantic columnist Arthur Brooks Thursday, March 31, 2022, for the spring presentations of its distinguished lecture series. Tebow is a two-time national champion, first-round NFL draft pick and Heisman
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Harding University kicks off distinguished lecture series with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee

Nov. 1, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will feature Mike Huckabee, the 44th governor of Arkansas, as part of their distinguished lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16. Huckabee originally spoke on campus in 2001 in the wake of 9/11. During his lecture he will share the changes he has seen in the last two decades and
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Harding University names Dr. Michael D. Williams as sixth president

Oct 27, 2021 | Live Press Conference | Robert C. Walker, chairman of Harding’s board of trustees, is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Michael D. Williams as the sixth president of Harding University. This announcement represents the conclusion of a nine-month, nationwide search during which input was received from all Harding constituencies.  “Dr. Williams fits the profile as established for our next president
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Harding University holds dedication ceremony honoring and celebrating African American alumni on campus

Oct 22, 2021 | Harding University will honor and celebrate Bro. Elijah Anthony (’68) and Dr. Howard Wright (’68), the first African American undergraduate students to earn bachelor’s degrees from Harding, by naming the Administration Building in their honor during a dedication ceremony in front of the building at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. The first three African American students who enrolled as undergraduates at
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Harding University invites you to celebrate Homecoming 2021

Oct. 19, 2021 | Homecoming | Harding University invites you to celebrate its 97th anniversary Oct. 21-23. The Homecoming weekend will incorporate everything students, alumni, faculty, staff and community love about Harding, including this year’s theatre production, “Elf The Musical”. “After not meeting in person last year, there is an increased sense of anticipation for Homecoming this year,” said Heather Kemper, director of alumni and
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